May 1 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
May 1

1904 : Antonin Dvorak, Czech composer, born Antonín Leopold Dvorák, died from a stroke at the age of 62.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 September 1841)

1965 : Spike Jones, American musician and bandleader, born Lindley Armstrong Jones, died from the effects of emphysema (due to heavy smocking) in Beverly Hills, California at the age of 53.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 December 1911)

1990 : Sergio Franchi, Italian-born tenor and actor, born Sergio Franci Galli, died of brain cancer in Stonington, Connecticut, at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 April 1926)

in Codogno, Province of Lodi, Italy

2006 : Johnny Paris, American saxophonist, born John M. Pocisk, died in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at the age of 65. (The Orbits, Johnny and the Hurricanes)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 August 1940)

Johnny Paris

2006 : Big Hawk, American rapper, born John Edward Hawkins, was shot to death in Houston, Texas, at the age of 36. (Screwed Up Click)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 November 1969)

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